Jan. 4, 2006
Brian Boyls-White, BS, ATC
Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Brian Boyls-White is in his first year as an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Maryland working as an assistant with football and is the head athletic trainer with gymnastics and spirit squad. He spent last spring as an undergraduate intern working with spring football, men's and women's swimming and diving and women's water polo. Brian comes to the University of Maryland from Longwood University (Farmville, Virginia) where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine in May 2005 and passed his certification exam in June.
Brian N. Corwell, M.D.
Dr. Corwell graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology and Psychology and then pursued a two year predoctoral research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Corwell completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He then returned to the University of Maryland where he is now the fellow in Primary Care Sports Medicine.
James C. Dreese, MD
Dr. Dreese is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Maryland College of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He serves as a team physician at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. Following residency training he completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to arriving in Baltimore he served as a team physician at Davidson University in Charlotte, NC.
Shanaka A. Henderson, MS, ATC, CSCS
Shanaka works with the Track and Field team at the University of Maryland as an Assistant Athletic Trainer-Intern. She received her MS in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her BS in Exercise and Sport Science from East Carolina University. Prior to graduate school, Shanaka worked as a health and fitness specialist with the United States Marine Corps. She holds fitness / conditioning certifications with ACE, ACSM, NSCA and aquatic certifications with the American Red Cross. She is a native of Jacksonville, NC.
Shawn Hendi, MS, ATC
A native of Mount Airy, MD, Shawn begins his second stint and fourth season at the University of Maryland - College Park working primarily with the women's soccer, men's and women's swimming and diving and water polo teams. Shawn completed undergraduate studies at The George Washington University and received a masters degree from Austin Peay State University.
Bryan C. Matson, ATC
Bryan is the Head Football Athletic Trainer at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is responsible for the day to day operations and care of the Terrapins medical care. He completed his Master's Degree at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama working as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Tigers' Football program. Prior to that, he completed a Bachelor's of Science degree in Athletic Training at Towson State University in Towson, Maryland. Prior to arriving in College Park, Bryan was the Head Football Athletic Trainer for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.
Bryan W. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
Bryan is the medical consultant for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the editor of the ACC Sports Sciences website. Prior to his duties for the ACC, Dr. Smith was the Head Team Physician at the University of North Carolina for nearly ten years. He has authored approximately fifty scholarly articles and given more than sixty -five invited scholarly lectures. A pediatrician with a doctorate in exercise physiology, Dr. Smith is a past member of the American Board of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has served as the medical consultant to the NCAA Football Rules Committee, served on the NCAA Baseball Research Panel, and has been a past chairman of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. Currently, Dr. Smith is a member of the United States Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee and a member of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee.